End of Summer

August 14th is a big day this week! ImagineIT Phase 3 AND your Final Reflection Paper are due by 11:59pm. Please note that this deadline is on Friday and not Sunday due to the end of the semester nearing. More information about the assignments can be found here.

Meanwhile, here’s some inspiration for you:

Source: comicbookrevolution.com


Hello, dear fellows!

As of July 29th, here are some of the important deadlines soon approaching (or just passed):

ImagineIT Phase 2July 26th
ImagineIT Phase 2: RevisionAugust 2nd
Ultimate STEM: RevisionAugust 2nd
Deep Play Video (Tinker Tale #1)August 9th
ImagineIT Phase 3August 14th
Final Reflection PaperAugust 14th

If you have any questions, just send us an email.


I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

— Douglas Adams


July 22 • Day 11

Today in History

This Day in History
1784 Friedrich Bessel is born, German mathematician and astronomer. Determined distance to a star & discovered unseen astronomical objects merely through their gravitational force.
1844 William Archibald Spooner, English priest and scholar is born. Father of the spoonerism. 
1894 The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris andRouen.
1934 “Public Enemy No. 1″ John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents outside Chicago‘s Biograph Theater.
Every Year Pi Approximation Day, (22⁄7 is a common approximation of π)
Yesterday E. L. Doctorow, American author, passed away
Yesterday Philip W. Jackson, scholar and author, passed away in Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago

Yesterday in Chicago

Tech Tips – 4x+y=Awesome!

  • Eu – Chrome shortcuts
  • Lidia – Tweetdeck
  • Valia – Surface tips
Tech Tips – STEMraderie

  • Sushma –
  • Darnella –
 Storify  Storify



Today in Chicago

Today in History
  Tech Tips and World of Wonder

  • For TeamAha –
  • For TeamWow – Heike Crabs
logo, play, social, video, youtube icon i-Video Nominations
controller, fun, games, gaming, play, ps4, sony icon Deep Play Groups
comedy, drama, happy, masks, sad, theatre icon QuickFire Skit
 Moving Across the Street

film, movie, play, video icon Nursery Rhyme Videos
Early Lunch
film, reel icon Film Fest
comedy, drama, happy, masks, sad, theatre icon Share Out QuickFire Skits
calendar icon Full Year Overview
games, quiz, red icon Pop Quiz / Site Correction Winner
Reflection Time
Video to End the Day



 On Your WebsiteThings you have done so far (add these to your website)

  • Shoot & Tweet (Day 1)
  • Quickfire: Video Story Problem (Day 2)
  • Cosmos Slides (Days 2 and 4)
  • Quickfire: Where does it STEM from? (Day 4)
  • IDEAS photo assignment (Day 4)
  • Creation Station Portrait Mask (Day 5)
  • Quickfire: Meme (Day 5)
  • Ultimate STEM (Day 9)
  • i-Images (Day 7)
  • i-Videos (Day 10)

And of course, World of Wonder & Tech Tips